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Dakar vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 8,538 km or 5,306 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 82.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 132.6° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.3 °C (29.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 48 mm (1.9 in) less which is equivalent to 48 l/m² (1.18 US gal/ft²) or 480,000 l/ha (51,315 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • There are 319 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 53' more per day or about 1 1/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26° higher in Dakar than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.2°C (34.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dakar relative to Rapid City, South Dakota. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapid City, South Dakota vs Dakar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +11 (+20) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +13 (+23) +21 (+37) +24 (+44) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +24 (+44) +20 (+36) +15 (+26) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +12 (+22) +18 (+32) +25 (+44) +27 (+49) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +27 (+49) +23 (+42) +18 (+33) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +28 (+51) +31 (+55) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -11 (0) -24 (-1) -52 (-2) -80 (-3) -74 (-3) -5 (0) +114 (+4) +103 (+4) +9 (+0) -11 (0) -10 (0) -48 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5.5 ( -18) -5.5 ( -19) -9 ( -29) -8.5 ( -28) -11.5 ( -37) -10 ( -33) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) -4.5 ( -15) -4.5 ( -15)   -45 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 23' +2h 58' +2h 52' +2h 30' +1h 13' -1h 06' -3h 11' -3h 09' -1h 38' +0h 38' +3h 08' +3h 00'   +0h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 07' +1h 18' +0h 14' -0h 53' -1h 52' -2h 23' -2h 09' -1h 18' -0h 12' +0h 55' +1h 54' +2h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +29.2 +29.1 +29.2 +29.2 +18.2 +11.9 +17.8 +29.3 +29.4 +29.2 +29.2 +29.3   +26
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -6 -1 +4 +18 +22 +18 +30 +37 +36 +30 +10 -6   +16
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +22.4 (+40) +21.8 (+39) +19.2 (+35) +17.7 (+32) +14.9 (+27) +11.8 (+21) +13.1 (+24) +16.5 (+30) +21 (+38) +24.1 (+43) +24.7 (+44) +23.3 (+42) +19.2 (+35)

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